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FRIDAY’S PROMOTABLE FEATURES:

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DAILY QUIZ: Even the Grinch couldn't steal this quiz

ON-AIR TEASE: TACKLE THIS TEASER ON ONE OF DR. SEUSS' MOST BELOVED TALES.

HTML code for quiz:

<iframe id="quizWidget-302363" width="100%" height="700px" frameborder="0" border="none" src="https://www.qzzr.com/widget/quiz/fi9xdWl6emVzLzMwMjM2Mw">

<script src="//dcc4iyjchzom0.cloudfront.net/widget/loader.js" async></script>

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BIRTHDAY QUIZ: Weaselly little dude

ON-AIR TEASE: TODAY'S BIRTHDAY BOY ISN'T EXACTLY A BIG DUDE.

HTML code for quiz:

<iframe id="quizWidget-309707" width="100%" height="700px" frameborder="0" border="none" src="https://www.qzzr.com/widget/quiz/fi9xdWl6emVzLzMwOTcwNw">

<script src="//dcc4iyjchzom0.cloudfront.net/widget/loader.js" async></script>

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HISTORY QUIZ: Famous painting returns

ON-AIR TEASE: WHAT HAPPENED ON THIS DAY IN HISTORY? TAKE THE QUIZ!

HTML code for quiz:

<iframe id="quizWidget-309708" width="100%" height="700px" frameborder="0" border="none" src="https://www.qzzr.com/widget/quiz/fi9xdWl6emVzLzMwOTcwOA">

<script src="//dcc4iyjchzom0.cloudfront.net/widget/loader.js" async></script>

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CELEB SLIDESHOW: Celebrities who lost endorsement deals

ON-AIR TEASE: CELEBRITIES AND STAR ATHLETES CAN SUPPLEMENT THEIR INCOME WITH ENDORSEMENT DEALS. BUT IF THEY BECOME CONTROVERSIAL FOR THEIR WORDS OR ACTIONS, THOSE ENDORSEMENTS CAN QUICKLY VANISH. VISIT ___.COM TO FOR A LOOK AT SOME CELEBS WHO GOT INTO TROUBLE AND WERE DUMPED BY THEIR SPONSORS.

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DAILY LIST: 5 closest U.S. presidential elections

ON-AIR TEASE: WITH THE 2020 PRESIDENTIAL ELECTION LESS THAN A YEAR AWAY, MANY WONDER IF THE COUNTRY IS IN FOR ANOTHER CLOSE RACE, AND PERHAPS ANOTHER INSTANCE WHERE THE POPULAR VOTE AND THE ELECTORAL VOTE GO TO DIFFERENT CANDIDATES. VISIT ___.COM TO SEE FIVE OF THE CLOSEST PRESIDENTIAL RACES IN U.S. HISTORY SINCE 1840.

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ON THIS DAY: December 13

ON-AIR TEASE: SIR FRANCIS DRAKE SETS OUT AROUND THE WORLD, THE NATIONAL GUARD IS BORN, AL GORE CONCEDES, SADDAM HUSSEIN IS CAUGHT, AND ALAN THICKE DIES, ALL ON THIS DAY.

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LOOK AHEAD DEC. 10:

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Harry Styles releases new album, #FineLine (13 Dec.)

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Former President Barack Obama speaks at Obama Foundation Leaders: Asia-Pacific gathering @ObamaFoundation (13 Dec.)

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Streamy Awards, celebrating creators and talent in online video @Streamys #Streamys (13 Dec.)

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Dec. 12, 2019

NOTE: If you make copies of content, please remember that you will not get the updated version(s) if that content updates.

Also, please note the difference between odd news and talkers:

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Talkers include stories that may be trending or causing buzz, but may not be strange. Talkers also may contain sensitive topics that may be inappropriate under odd news. (e.g. Dad punishes son by making him carry rock for miles.)

TODAY'S TALKERS

Ellen DeGeneres, Michelle Obama give to school
Krispy Kreme to give Holocaust survivors $5M
Pepsi's new product has nearly double the caffeine
Tapping a beer can won't stop overflow
Driver rescued from icy river after shouting 'Siri, call 911'
Maryland firm gives $10M bonus to employees
Scarlett Johansson, others react to SAG nominations
Jeff Bezos's Blue Origin launches 12th test flight
Exercise advice on food labels could help reduce obesity

TODAY'S VIDEOS

Judiciary Committee set to vote on impeachment Thursday
USMCA: What it means, what it will bring
Jersey City shooting investigated as anti-semitic hate crime
FAA under scrutiny for Boeing 737 Max in House hearing
Ring camera hacked in girls bedroom
Wrong number leads to new walker for woman
Missouri family packs lawn with 50 Christmas inflatables
Consumer Watch: Tips to ward off porch thieves
Health Minute: Why you reach for food when you drink
New Zealand volcano tour turns into nightmare

TODAY'S MEDIA GALLERIES

On this day: Dec. 12
Failed doomsday predictions
Celebs with college courses named after them
19 CEOs who quit or were fired in 2019
Most searched terms on Google in 2019

7:30 a.m., News and Content: Dec. 13, 2019

Check out the NXD News and Content page to find the current National News Top Story, National News Headlines, Daily Promotable Features and vertical content, as well as media galleries and quizzes.

The preview URLs provided in this content note do not point to your local site, but to our NXD preview servers. Please do NOT post these links on your site or on social media. Locate the promotable in your system using the title provided and then search out the URL for your site.

NOTE: We recommend you populate our content dynamically. If you choose to copy content into your local folder, you will not get the updated version(s) if that content updates.

 

FRIDAY'S PROMOTABLE FEATURES:

DAILY QUIZ: Even the Grinch couldn't steal this quiz

ON-AIR TEASE: TACKLE THIS TEASER ON ONE OF DR. SEUSS' MOST BELOVED TALES.

HTML code for quiz:

<iframe id="quizWidget-302363" width="100%" height="700px" frameborder="0" border="none" src="https://www.qzzr.com/widget/quiz/fi9xdWl6emVzLzMwMjM2Mw">

<script src="//dcc4iyjchzom0.cloudfront.net/widget/loader.js" async></script>

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BIRTHDAY QUIZ: Weaselly little dude

ON-AIR TEASE: TODAY'S BIRTHDAY BOY ISN'T EXACTLY A BIG DUDE.

HTML code for quiz:

<iframe id="quizWidget-309707" width="100%" height="700px" frameborder="0" border="none" src="https://www.qzzr.com/widget/quiz/fi9xdWl6emVzLzMwOTcwNw">

<script src="//dcc4iyjchzom0.cloudfront.net/widget/loader.js" async></script>

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HISTORY QUIZ: Famous painting returns

ON-AIR TEASE: WHAT HAPPENED ON THIS DAY IN HISTORY? TAKE THE QUIZ!

HTML code for quiz:

<iframe id="quizWidget-309708" width="100%" height="700px" frameborder="0" border="none" src="https://www.qzzr.com/widget/quiz/fi9xdWl6emVzLzMwOTcwOA">

<script src="//dcc4iyjchzom0.cloudfront.net/widget/loader.js" async></script>

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CELEB SLIDESHOW: Celebrities who lost endorsement deals

ON-AIR TEASE: CELEBRITIES AND STAR ATHLETES CAN SUPPLEMENT THEIR INCOME WITH ENDORSEMENT DEALS. BUT IF THEY BECOME CONTROVERSIAL FOR THEIR WORDS OR ACTIONS, THOSE ENDORSEMENTS CAN QUICKLY VANISH. VISIT ___.COM TO FOR A LOOK AT SOME CELEBS WHO GOT INTO TROUBLE AND WERE DUMPED BY THEIR SPONSORS.

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DAILY LIST: 5 closest U.S. presidential elections

ON-AIR TEASE: WITH THE 2020 PRESIDENTIAL ELECTION LESS THAN A YEAR AWAY, MANY WONDER IF THE COUNTRY IS IN FOR ANOTHER CLOSE RACE, AND PERHAPS ANOTHER INSTANCE WHERE THE POPULAR VOTE AND THE ELECTORAL VOTE GO TO DIFFERENT CANDIDATES. VISIT ___.COM TO SEE FIVE OF THE CLOSEST PRESIDENTIAL RACES IN U.S. HISTORY SINCE 1840.

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ON THIS DAY: December 13

ON-AIR TEASE: SIR FRANCIS DRAKE SETS OUT AROUND THE WORLD, THE NATIONAL GUARD IS BORN, AL GORE CONCEDES, SADDAM HUSSEIN IS CAUGHT, AND ALAN THICKE DIES, ALL ON THIS DAY.

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LIVESTREAMS:

LIVE: House Judiciary Cmte/Impeachment Hearing Vote

10 a.m. ET: The House Judiciary Committee is expected to vote, likely on party lines, to send two articles ofimpeachment against President Donald Trump to the House floor for consideration next week.

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LIVE: Sanders in New Hampshire

Presidential candidate Sen. Bernie Sanders is in New Hampshire today.

Schedule:
1 p.m. ET: Town hall with Rep. Ilhan Omar in Manchester
6 p.m. ET: New Hampshire Young Democrats Granite Slate Awards

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LIVE: Biden in Texas

5:30 p.m. ET: Presidential candidate Joe Biden holds a community event in San Antonio.

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TODAY'S TOP STORIES:

Nadler suddenly ends impeachment hearing before final vote
House Judiciary Committee delays vote on articles of impeachment
Judiciary Committee clashes ahead of impeachment vote

Another storm will impact the East Coast this weekend
Boris Johnson's Conservative Party wins majority in UK election
FDA investigates 3 separate E. coli outbreaks
Jersey City attack survivor came face-to-face with shooter

TODAY'S TALKERS:

Buckingham Palace hiring digital communicator for queen
Hasbro rolls out official Baby Yoda toys
Woman finds 10-foot python in her Christmas tree
Topeka will pay you up to $15,000 just to move there
'Magic mushroom' ingredient could be used to treat depression
Xbox Series X: Microsoft reveals new console at Game Awards
'Holiday heart syndrome': What is it and how to avoid it 

TODAY'S VIDEOS:

Houston police chief slams GOP over gun laws 
Virginia governor reacts to Second Amendment 'sanctuary city' vote 
Chicago family killed in New Zealand volcano eruption 
Teen saves dad weeks after learning CPR 
California tests world's first all-electric fire truck 
Veteran makes wooden toys for kids 
Health Minute: Could exercise labels lower calorie consumption? 
Hollywood Minute: 'Purple Rain,' 'Amadeus' honored 

Friday, September 14, 2018

TOP NEWS STORIES
Hurricane Florence makes landfall in North Carolina
How to help those impacted by Hurricane Florence
How Hurricane Florence impacting sports
Your Hurricane Florence questions answered 
Hurricane Florence: Mapping thousands of animal waste lagoons
1 dead, several injured after gas explosions in Massachusetts
Philippines evacuates thousands ahead of Super Typhoon Mangkhut
Paul Manafort and special counsel close to deal for guilty plea
FDA finds another impurity in recalled heart drug
Milwaukee officer fired for 'racist' social media posts
Secret Service to buy Harley despite Trump's support of boycotts
More immigrant children than ever are in US custody 

SPORTS POSSIBILITIES 
How Hurricane Florence impacting sports
Leafs scrap Lamoriello's facial hair policy
Seahawks sign Mychal Kendricks, who pleaded guilty to insider trading

SLIDESHOW POSSIBILITIES 
Update: 2018 hurricane season 
Hurricane Florence slams Carolina coast
Update: Most costliest hurricanes
Update: Biggest lottery jackpot 

CLICKER POSSIBILITIES 
'Fugitive' goat no longer on the 'lam'
Package full of marijuana delivered to radio station building
$1 graduation gift turns into lifetime lottery prize 
Wisconsin firefighters finish mowing man's lawn after fall
24-foot bong in Las Vegas 
Paddle ball world record attempt planned in Cleveland

Dec. 13, 2019

LIVE: House Judiciary Cmte/Impeachment Hearing Vote

10 a.m. ET: The House Judiciary Committee is expected to vote, likely on party lines, to send two articles ofimpeachment against President Donald Trump to the House floor for consideration next week.

HD-1

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LIVE: Sanders in New Hampshire

Presidential candidate Sen. Bernie Sanders is in New Hampshire today.

Schedule:
1 p.m. ET: Town hall with Rep. Ilhan Omar in Manchester
6 p.m. ET: New Hampshire Young Democrats Granite Slate Awards

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LIVE: Biden in Texas

5:30 p.m. ET: Presidential candidate Joe Biden holds a community event in San Antonio.

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Frequently Asked Questions

Winter Olympics 2018 

The Olympics are officially underway in PyeongChang and will run through the closing ceremony on Sunday, Feb. 25.

Reminder that all Olympic content will be published not only with the Olympics publishing category, but also with the keyword #olympics2018 attached.

Event schedule (all times CT):

Friday, Feb. 23:

Cross-country skiing, men's 50km mass start classic (11 p.m.-2:05 a.m.)
USA not expected to medal

Snowboard, women/men's parallel giant slalom finals (11:30-11:45 p.m.)
U.S. did not have any entrants in women's event and the only two competitors in men's event did not qualify for the final.


Saturday, Feb. 24:

Curling, men's gold medal (12:35-3:55 a.m.)
USA vs. Sweden

Speed skating, women/men's mass start (5-7:40 a.m.)
Heather Bergsma (USA) won bronze at 2017 worlds and Joey Mantia is current world champion for the men. Mia Manganello and Brian Hansen also competing for U.S.

Curling, women's bronze medal (5:05-8 a.m.)
Great Britain vs. Japan

Men's hockey bronze medal game (6:10-9 a.m.)
Czech Republic vs. Canada

Curling, women's gold medal match (6:05-9:25 p.m.)
Sweden vs. South Korea

Bobsleigh, 4-man heat 3 & 4 (6:30-9:30 p.m.)
U.S. teams are in ninth, 20th and 21st position after first two heats, so most likely out of medal contention.

Figure skating gala exhibition (6:30-9 p.m.)

Men's hockey gold medal game (10:10 p.m.-1 a.m.)
OAR vs. Germany

Sunday, Feb. 25:

Cross-country skiing, women's 30km mass start classic (12:15-2:20 a.m.)
USA not expected to medal, more likely Norway sweep

Closing ceremony (5-7 a.m.)

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